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Is this teen depression? Moody after breakup

Is this teen depression? Moody after breakup

Normal emotions: Feeling moody after a breakup (if only that) is a normal emotional response to the ending of a relationship. Major depression is at least two weeks of feeling depressed with any four of the following: having poor sleep or over sleeping, poor concentration, low energy, feelings of excessive guilt or worthlessness, not being able to enjoy anything, having suicidal thoughts, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Can bisoprolol cause depression or mood changes?

Can bisoprolol cause depression or mood changes?

Side effects: Beta blockers can cause fatigue as well as depression in some patients. Since they are an important medication, discuss these symptoms with your md as they should not be abruptly discontinued as rebound effects on blood pressure and cardiac status can occur. ...Read more

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Is depression a side effect of guardasil? I heard some peoples mood changes permanently

Is depression a side effect of guardasil? I heard some peoples mood changes permanently

About 10%: Reports of depression - i've never heard of permanent complaints. But this is an issue to discuss with your doctor. Try not to think of it as being forever - that will only make it worse. See the doctor asap - stop the medication and follow recommendations to treat the side effects. Always ask about risks and alternatives in the future. It makes life harder, but it's so important. ...Read more

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Is it true that happier people live longer? I'm 18 and I have been very unhappy for almost all my teenage years- not just moodiness-chronic depression

Is it true that happier people live longer? I'm 18 and I have been very unhappy for almost all my teenage years- not just moodiness-chronic depression

Yes, it is true: You certainly are still young and can get help to improve your mood and still live a long healthy life. I would encourage you to find a good therapist. If you need medication as weel, get evaluated for medication. You can turn things around, but it will take some work on your part. When the glass appears half empty try to see how it is half full, too. ...Read more

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Any causes or effects of both moodiness and sleeping disorders instead of depression?

Any causes or effects of both moodiness and sleeping disorders instead of depression?

Yes: Sx of moodiness and sleeping disorders are very broad. Have yourself checked medically first to see if there're no medical reasons for your sx. In any case, work on a sleep hygiene to deal with sleep issues and you can monitor your mood through a diary/journal to see what contributes to the moodiness (to find out the triggers). Find a mental health professional to guide you through the process. ...Read more

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What do I do? I am still constantly struggling with mood changes, periods of severe depression which lasts for days. Help?

Gotten help yet?: If the answer is no then start with a medical evaluation with a psychiatrist or your physician to assess for a formal mood disorder ; underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. Talking therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is important for lasting change. Consider working with a psychologist for talking therapy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr is raising my venlafaxine from 75 mg to 150 mg should this help with moodiness and mood swings as well as depression?

Dr is raising my venlafaxine from 75 mg to 150 mg should this help with moodiness and mood swings as well as depression?

Maybe: It is a reasonable move after you have accustomed to the 75mg dose. Keep track of your mood changes so you can report to your doctor whether or not it is changing. ...Read more

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All my symptoms can actually be creutzfeldt-jakob disease? I got anxiety, depression and mood changes, I have eaten meat imported from ireland

All my symptoms can actually be creutzfeldt-jakob disease? I got anxiety, depression and mood changes, I have eaten meat imported from ireland

Seems unlikely: Cjd is usually rapidly progressive and there are other symptoms associated with it. See a neurologist if what you mentioned are not the only symptoms you have. But based on what you have posted and if you have had these symptoms for a few months now atleast, it seems unlikely that its cjd. ...Read more

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I have negative side effects such as anxiety, depression and obsessiveness, delusional thinking, poor immune system and moodiness from hypnotherapy. What can I do to stop the negative effects?

I have negative side effects such as anxiety, depression and obsessiveness, delusional thinking, poor immune system and moodiness from hypnotherapy.  What can I do to stop the negative effects?

That would be a lot: Of symptoms to attribute to hypnotherapy use. Regardless of what may have triggered or induced these symptoms - recommend medical evaluation to search for underlying medical causes. Cognitive behavioral therapy may be helpful. ...Read more

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Am i maybe partly bipolar? I find my mood changes so fast over things that can be so small&i go through periods of extreme depression and happiness.

Am i maybe partly bipolar? I find my mood changes so fast over things that can be so small&i go through periods of extreme depression and happiness.

See below: You need a more thorough examination by your dr to be able to accurately diagnose you. A more in depth evaluation can be done by psychiatrist once medical conditions are ruled out by your primary care. Pls see your dr soon to prevent further delay of treatment, good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Mood (Definition)

Is how a patient says they feel, or how someone feels internally, versus how someone's mood appears, which is called "affect." if you say your mood is "happy, " and you appear to be so, we would say that your affect is congruent. If, however, you actually look really angry, we would say your mood is "happy" and ...Read more


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